• 500 Years: Decorative Arts Eur auction at Christies

    Sale 2203

    500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe Including Carpets from The Corcoran Gallery of Art

    24 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 424

    A SOUTH ITALIAN TULIPWOOD, ROSEWOOD AND BRASS AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL- INLAID COMMODE

    PROBABLY SICILY, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SOUTH ITALIAN TULIPWOOD, ROSEWOOD AND BRASS AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL- INLAID COMMODE
    PROBABLY SICILY, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
    The peach and tan shaped later marble top above a conforming case of three drawers each inlaid with central flower and a similar larger-scale inlaid flower to the sides
    40¼ in. (102 cm.) high, 55¼ in. (140 cm.) wide, 26 in. (66 cm.) deep


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